15 Disney Park Facts You Probably Didn't Know

15 Disney Park Facts You Probably Didn't Know

Everybody loves Disney. But do you know it as well as you think you do?
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1. There was originally supposed to be a ‘mythical beast’ section of Animal Kingdom.



The idea was scrapped early on, and we were given the traditional attractions we see today. Hence the not-so-random dragon hidden in the logo.


2. There are over 300 animals carved in the Tree of Life in Animal Kingdom.


3. The tree also has over 8,000 branches and over 102,000 leaves, each leaf being over a foot long.

It's a BIG tree.


4. In all Disney Parks, there is a trash can every thirty steps.

Through careful research, our magical friends decided that’s how long it takes someone to walk with around with garbage before they succumb to littering.


5. Cinderella's Castle in Magic Kingdom appears to be made of stone bricks when in fact it is made mostly of fiberglass and gypsum plaster.

One woman learned that the hard way when she unwittingly filed a lawsuit against the park claiming a brick from the castle fell on her head. In court, the Imagineers put her in her place, bringing a piece of the soft plaster with them to court, proving that her claim was impossible.


6. Water is free everywhere in Walt Disney World; all you have to do is ask for a cup at any food vendor.

As it should be.


7. The Hollywood Tower of Terror stands at a staggering 199 feet tall.

The only reason it is not 200 feet tall is to prevent the building from having to have blinking red lights per aviation regulation.


8. Coca-Cola is the official soda of Disney Parks. If you want a pop, be prepared for solely Coke products.

Not a Pepsi in sight.


9. As you exit the Haunted Mansion in Magic Kingdom, you see a pet cemetery hidden in plain sight. Among the tombstones, there is a little bronze statue of forgotten Disney character, Mr. Toad.

The memorial was erected in dedication to a Disney World favorite, Mr.Toad’s Wild Ride, which closed in 1998.


10. Mr. Toad also makes an appearance in the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, after it closed, was transformed into the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh ride. At the beginning of the attraction, there is a painting in which you can see Mr. Toad handing over the deed to Owl, symbolically giving his ride to the new characters.


11. Walt Disney World plans to open a section of Animal Kingdom devoted entirely to a real-life version of ‘Pandora – the World of Avatar’ in 2017.


12. The fastest ride in all of Walt Disney World is Test Track in Epcot.

It reaches a whopping sixty-five miles per hour.


13. There is said to be the ghost of an Imagineer named George, who supposedly tragically passed away while constructing the ride, that haunts the Pirates of the Caribbean at Magic Kingdom.


14. There are secret underground tunnels underneath Walt Disney World.

In the bowels of the park, the Disney Utilidor system stretches for miles upon miles and contain break rooms for the cast members, large dressing rooms, garbage chutes, and other magical treasures.


15. The pet cat shown at the beginning of the Carousel of Progress eventually 'dies' in the story, very subtly during the past.

As with the other characters, you see the animals age throughout the time periods. At the end of the ride, the family receives a new kitten for Christmas.

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50 Quotes from the Best Vines

If you're picturing the vines in your head, you're doing it right
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In 2017 we had to say goodbye to one of the best websites to ever roam the internet: Vine. In case you have been living under a rock since 2013, Vine was -(sad face)- a website and app that took the internet and the app store by storm in Winter 2013. It contained 6-second videos that were mostly comedy- but there were other genres including music, sports, cool tricks and different trends. Vine stars would get together and plan out a vine and film it till they got it right.

It was owned by Twitter and it was shut down because of so many reasons; the viners were leaving and making money from Youtube, there was simply no money in it and Twitter wanted us to suffer.

There's been a ton of threads on Twitter of everyone's favorite vines so I thought I'd jump in and share some of my favorites. So without further ado, here are some quotes of vines that most vine fanatics would know.

1. "AHH...Stahhp. I coulda dropped mah croissant"

2. "Nate how are those chicken strips?" "F%#K YA CHICKEN STRIPS.....F%#K ya chicken strips!"

3. "Road work ahead? Uh Yea, I sure hope it does"

4. "Happy Crimus...." "It's crismun..." "Merry crisis" "Merry chrysler"

5. "...Hi Welcome to Chili's"

6. "HoW dO yOu kNoW wHaT's gOoD fOr mE?" "THAT'S MY OPINIONNN!!!.."

7."Welcome to Bible Study. We're all children of Jesus... Kumbaya my looordd"

8. Hi my name's Trey, I have a basketball game tomorrow. Well I'm a point guard, I got shoe game..."

9. "It's a avocadooo...thanks"

10. "Yo how much money do you have?" "69 cents" "AYE you know what that means?" "I don't have enough money for chicken nuggets"

11. "Hurricane Katrina? More like Hurricane Tortilla."

12. "Hey Tara you want some?" "This b*%th empty. YEET!"

13. "Get to Del Taco. They got a new thing called Freesha-- Free-- Freeshavaca do"

14. "Mothertrucker dude that hurt like a buttcheek on a stick"

15. "Two brooss chillin in a hot tub 5 feet apart cuz they're not gay"

16. "Jared can you read number 23 for the class?" "No I cannot.... What up I'm Jared, I'm 19 and I never f#@%in learned how to read."

17. "Not to be racist or anything but Asian people SSUUGHHH"

18. 18. "I wanna be a cowboy baby... I wanna be a cowboy baby"

19. "Hey, I'm lesbian" "I thought you were American"

20. "I spilled lipstick in your Valentino bag" "you spilled- whaghwhha- lipstick in my Valentino White bag?"

21. "What's better than this? Guys bein dudes"

22. "How'd you get these bumps? ya got eggzma?" "I got what?" "You got eggzma?"

23. "WHAT ARE THOSEEEEE?" "THEY are my crocs!"

24. "Can I get a waffle? Can I please get a waffle?"

25. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY RAVEN!" "I can't sweem"

26. "Say Coloradoo" "I'M A GIRAFFE!!"

27. "How much did you pay for that taco?" Aight yo you know this boys got his free tacoo"

28. *Birds chirping* "Tweekle Tweekle"

29. "Girl, you're thicker than a bowl of oatmeal"

30. "I brought you Frankincense" "Thank you" "I brought you Myrrh" "Thank you" "Mur-dur" "huh...Judas..no"

31. "Sleep? I don't know about sleep...it's summertime" "You ain't go to bed?" "Oh she caught me"

32. "All I wanna tell you is school's not important... Be whatever you wanna be. If you wanna be a dog...RUFF. You know?"33. "Oh I like ya accent where you from?" "I'm Liberian" "Oh, my bad *whispering* I like your accent..."

34. "Next Please" "Hello" "Sir, this is a mug shot" "A mug shot? I don't even drink coffee"


35. "Hey did you happen to go to class last week?" "I have never missed a class"

36. "Go ahead and introduce yourselves" "My name is Michael with a B and I've been afraid of insects my entire-" "Stop, stop, stop. Where?" "Hmm?" "Where's the B?" "There's a bee?"

37. "There's only one thing worse than a rapist...Boom" "A child" "No"

38. "Later mom. What's up me and my boys are going to see Uncle Kracker...GIVE ME MY HAT BACK JORDAN! DO YOU WANNA SEE UNCLE KRACKER OR NO?


39. "Dad look, it's the good kush." This is the dollar store, how good can it be?"

40. "Zach stop...Zach stop...You're gonna get in trouble. Zach"

41. "CHRIS! Is that a weed? "No this is a crayon-" I'm calling the police" *puts 911 into microwave* "911 what's your emergency"

42. "WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? "

43. *Blowing vape on table* * cameraman blows it away* "ADAM"

44. "Would you like the spider in your hand?" "Yea" "Say please" "Please" *puts spider in hand* *screams*

45. "Oh hi, thanks for checking in I'm still a piece of garrbaagge"

46. *girl blows vape* "...WoW"

47. *running* "...Daddy?" "Do I look like-?"

48. *Pours water onto girl's face" "Hello?"

49. "Wait oh yes wait a minute Mr. Postman" "HaaaAHH"

50. "...And they were roommates" "Mah God they were roommates"


I could literally go on forever because I just reference vines on a daily basis. Rest in peace Vine

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11 Things That Come In Plastic That Don't Need To

But, does it really need to be in plastic?

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Everyone has seen that terribly sad video of the turtle found with a straw stuck in its nose. I don't consider myself an extremist when it comes to being environmentally friendly, but I do my part. Here's some dumb sh*t that must contain plastic, but really doesn't have to.

1. Coconuts

If only coconuts had a protective covering that wouldn't need plastic. Oh, wait...

2. Straws

Paper straws, cardboard straws, bamboo straws. ANYTHING that is biodegradable is better than this. Why can't we just drink straight from the cup at this point?

3. A Christmas Tree

Listen, I like that time of year as much as the next person, but what the hell is the point of this? You already hurt the environment by cutting down this tree, now you're doing it again.

4. Fake Christmas Trees

For some reason, I'm not as mad as the real tree wrapped in plastic. Just please tell me you'll be reusing this every year because plastic doesn't die in a few days.

5. Spoons

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A plastic spoon in plastic? Double trouble.

6. A Couch

I get it, you don't want stains, but they make chemicals for that (which come in their own plastic bottles, might I add) so honestly I don't understand.

7. Bags

Stores located where I live have begun to charge a nickel for every plastic bag they give out now, which encourages people to bring reusable bags. I hope every store considers doing this now.

8. Balls

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It's fun for kids, but not for a defenseless creature. We have "Fortnite" and slime, we don't need this as well.

9. Boots

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There is literally NOTHING cool about this, Chanel.

10. Beads

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I hate my younger self for buying these.

11. Boxes or Crates

There is nothing manly about this, @manlyplastics smh

I know this is all really upsetting. Thankfully there are people who do things like this, and this, and this.

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